21 يوليو 2024
The Newnew Polar Bear left Arkhangelsk this morning and is heading north in the White Sea. AIS destination on Marinetraffic is "Meeting icebreaker". Interestingly, the NNPB got a new NSR application approved on Oct 19th, for Nov 1st to 15th. The old expires on Oct 31st
First picture of the damaged balticconector pipeline. Source Finnish border guard. Drag westwards pipeline multiple meters wide9 الشهر منذ
First picture of the damaged balticconector pipeline. Source Finnish border guard. Drag westwards pipeline multiple meters wide
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Finnish police: object found near broken Baltic Sea pipeline has been identified as an anchor
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Sweden PM says he doesn't set any dates for his country's NATO entry and that he got assurances that Hungary won't delay the process
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Ministry of Defence of Sweden: It has been confirmed that the telecommunications cable between Sweden and Estonia was damaged through external force or tampering. NATO has increased their presence in the Baltic Sea by deploying a minesweeping vessel and increased air surveillance
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وقع الرئيس التركي رجب طيب أردوغان على بروتوكول انضمام السويد إلى حلف شمال الأطلسي (الناتو) وأرسله إلى الجمعية الوطنية الكبرى لتركيا.
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One arrested after the explosion in southern Stockholm
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خارجية السويد: المهم في هذه المرحلة إيصال المساعدات إلى قطاع غزة
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Russian Foreign Ministry: if the passage of Russian ships in the Baltic Sea is stopped because of Balticconnector, this will be a violation of international law
Finnish police: Baltic sea pipeline investigation is now focused on the role of the vessel Newpolar Bear9 الشهر منذ
Finnish police: Baltic sea pipeline investigation is now focused on the role of the vessel Newpolar Bear
بايدن يتحدث عن كيف أن بوتين لن يتوقف مع أوكرانيا. بايدن يتعهد بالدفاع عن "كل شبر من أراضي الناتو" و"لا يسعى إلى جعل القوات الأمريكية تقاتل في روسيا"
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Russian Foreign Minister Shoigu: it is possible that NATO bases and strike weapons will appear in Finland and Sweden in the near future
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"The security policy situation in our immediate area has deteriorated" said Swedish defence minister Jonson at the presser
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Swedish civil defence minister says have received information that a telecoms cable between Estonia and Sweden has been damaged; the damage occured at a similar time to the damage to the pipeline between Finland and Estonia
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There will be a Swedish press-conference later today, featuring the Ministers for Defense and Civil Protection, Navy and Coast Guard Chiefs on "a new development regarding sea floor critical infrastructure concerning Sweden"
Earlier this week, Latvian educational institutions received a letter with threats to blow up a bomb in schools and claims that Latvia is a part of Russia. The same happened today in Estonia, with over 300 educational institutions receiving a letter9 الشهر منذ
Earlier this week, Latvian educational institutions received a letter with threats to blow up a bomb in schools and claims that Latvia is a part of Russia. The same happened today in Estonia, with over 300 educational institutions receiving a letter
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Kaja Kallas: I called @jensstoltenberg to brief him on the incidents related to Balticconnector and a submarine communications cable between Estonia and Finland.We discussed how to increase the protection of critical infrastructure in light of this.We agreed to remain in close contact
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Estonian Ministers: #Balticconnector pipeline damage was deliberate. DefMin: "picture we have from the pipeline tells us that the damage had to have been done by something greater than a diver or unmanned submersible. The damage is more extensive"
Norwegian independent seismic monitoring foundation NORSAR:  NORSAR have detected a probable explosion along the Finnish coast of the Baltic Sea at 01:20 (local time in Finland) on 8th October 2023. This explosion was detected using stations in Finland9 الشهر منذ
Norwegian independent seismic monitoring foundation NORSAR: "NORSAR have detected a probable explosion along the Finnish coast of the Baltic Sea at 01:20 (local time in Finland) on 8th October 2023. This explosion was detected using stations in Finland
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The Estonian minister of defence will also hold a press conference about the underwater incidents in the Gulf of Finland, at about 17:30 CET
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The foreign minister of Finland will brief EU colleagues about the sabotage on the Balticconnector this afternoon
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Finnish prime minister first comments (presser to follow at 17:30 Finnish time):- gas pipeline damage in Finland's exclusive economic zone;- data cable damage in Estonia´s exclusive economic zone; - Nato allies and EU partners kept in the loop
Jens Stoltenberg: Spoke with President Sauli @niinisto on damage to undersea infrastructure between Estonia & Finland. NATO is sharing information & stands ready to support Allies concerned
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Finnish president: "It's likely that both the pipeline and data cable damages are results of outside activity. Cause not yet established, joint Finnish-Estonian investigation ongoing."
Finnish national broadcaster YLE referring to it's sources: seems balticconnector leak was not an accident. Navy Mine countermeasures vessel MHC Purunpää and Border Guard offshore patrol vessel Turva on site. Finnish gov to hold presser today9 الشهر منذ
Finnish national broadcaster YLE referring to it's sources: seems #balticconnector leak was not an accident. Navy Mine countermeasures vessel MHC Purunpää and Border Guard offshore patrol vessel Turva on site. Finnish gov to hold presser today
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Finland gas pipeline leak probe proceeding on premise of potential sabotage, according to people familiar with the matter - Bloomberg
Reuters: Finland’s Gasgrid & Estonia’s Elering state survey work will begin soon after sudden drop in pressure of Balticconnector natural gas pipeline spanning Gulf of Finland yesterday, suggesting a leak.  Elering affirms that no cause “including sabotage” can be ruled out for the time being9 الشهر منذ
Reuters: Finland’s Gasgrid & Estonia’s Elering state survey work will begin soon after sudden drop in pressure of Balticconnector natural gas pipeline spanning Gulf of Finland yesterday, suggesting a leak. Elering affirms that no cause “including sabotage” can be ruled out for the time being
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وزارة الدفاع السويدية: شرطنا لإرسال طائرات مقاتلة إلى أوكرانيا هو الحصول على عضوية الناتو أولا
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لاتفيا تغلق إحدى نقطتي العبور الحدوديتين مع بيلاروسيا. معبر سيلين الحدودي
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اعتبارًا من الساعة 10 صباحًا يوم 13 سبتمبر، تحظر إستونيا دخول المركبات التي تحمل لوحات ترخيص تابعة للاتحاد الروسي. تم تأكيد المعلومات رسميًا من قبل وزارة الخارجية الإستونية